Brendan Connelly

Brendan Connelly

Senior Analyst

B Eng (Mining) (First Class Honours) (Adelaide), BSc (Geology, Geophysics & Applied Geology) (Adelaide), M Fin (Applied Finance) (Adelaide) 

Brendan joined EMR having previous natural resources experience working at Olympic Dam mine as an engineering intern with BHP Billiton, and as an Analyst in Standard Chartered Bank’s Mining & Metals M&A Advisory team.

During his time with Standard Chartered, Brendan conducted fundamental and technical analysis of global mining opportunities and worked on a range of mergers and acquisitions in the mining sector. Brendan was involved in advising private equity funds and publicly listed companies across a diverse range of commodities.

Brendan is qualified with a Bachelor of Mining Engineering (First Class Honours), Bachelor of Science (Geology, Geophysics & Applied Geology), and a Masters of Applied Finance from the University of Adelaide. Brendan received a number of University achievements for excellence in coursework, including the Mining & Geotechnical Engineering Honours Prize. In 2009, Brendan was awarded the BHP Billiton Scholarship for Mining Engineering.

Brendan’s Honours Research project was published in the Journal of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM) and the ATSM International Geotechnical Testing Journal.